Training & Behavior

Dogs have an amazing capacity for learning. Discover why your dog acts the way they do and pick up some practical dog training tips.

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Basic Dog Training

From basic obedience commands to advanced tricks, dog training is a rewarding and engaging experience for you and your dog.
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Boredom Busters for Active Dogs

Some dogs have a lot of energy, and simply taking them for a daily walk is often not enough to tire them out. Here are some boredom buster ideas that will keep your furry friend entertained for hours.
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How To Stop Dogs Barking

Barking is a natural form of communication for dogs and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Identifying why your dog barks goes some way towards finding a way to restore quiet.
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Socializing Your Puppy

Socializing your puppy early will go a long way to ensuring that you have a happy, well adjusted dog that interacts well with people and other animals.
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How to Teach Your Dog to High Five, Play Dead, and Tidy Up

Teaching your dog to high five, play dead or tidy up is easier than you think and your dog will love the attention. Here is a guide on how to get started.
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Bark Collars: Do They Work?

Concern about dogs barking is the most common complaint from dog owners, with 35% of owners reporting problems with barking. So what is the best way to deal with it?
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How To Click Train Your Dog

Click training makes copious use of positive reinforcement, as opposed to alpha dog training, which utilizes aggressive techniques in order to show a dog who’s boss.
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How To Stop Your Dog Pulling On The Lead

Taking your furry friend out for a leisurely stroll can turn into a tug-of-war if your companion has no leash manners. If your dog forges ahead and goes where he pleases, it is time you took back control of the lead.
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Dog Noise Phobias: Thunder and Loud Noises

Dog noise phobias are relatively common and can be a source of great distress for you and your pet. If your dog is very anxious with loud noises, some early intervention can stop the problem getting worse and generalising to other situations.
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5 Unusual Sports for Smart Dogs

If you have a dog that really needs to be kept busy and mentally stimulated and you're looking for ideas, we have some unusual sports for you to try.

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Australian Shepherd Facts Every Owner Should Know

Australian Shepards are trainable, active working dogs who need a job to do and lots of exercise. They are obedient, intelligent and make great partners for agility, flyball or various working roles in farm life.

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